Yale Department of Psychiatry Activity Map : Israel

Joel Gelernter

Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and of Neurobiology
Director, Division of Human Genetics (Psychiatry)

Israel (2008)

Genetics of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Professor Gelernter was involved in collaborations with investigators at Hadassah Hospital in the study of the genetics of posttraumatic stress disorder. The project has been completed.

Robert King

Professor in the Child Study Center and of Psychiatry
Medical Director, Tourette's/OCD Clinic at Yale Child Study Center

Israel (2008)

Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Professor King collaborates with the Schneider Children's Hospital of Israel and Geha Psychiatric Hospital, both affiliated with University of Tel Aviv School of Medicine, on studies of neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood -- Tourette's syndrome, obsessive compulsive disorder; epidemiology and... 

Dori Laub

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Israel (2008)

Psychiatric Evaluation of Holocaust Survivors
This study is evaluating the treatment Holocaust survivors have received in Israeli hospitals. Research involves interviewing patients about their experience in the Holocaust. URL: http://www.yale.edu/gsp/trauma_project/

Bruce Wexler

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry

West Jerusalem, Israel (2002)

Second Track Peace Diplomacy
1. Co-facilitator, Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land 2. Director, Research study of portrayal of the "other" in Israeli and Palestinian school books.